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Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Tire Flies off Truck and Kills Driver

    Tire Flies off Truck and Kills Driver
    Often times, when you are out on the highway, you will see parts of the tire from a large truck lying on the pavement. This by itself can be a dangerous road hazard, and you may have to take evasive action to avoid the steel-belted rubber.…
  • Feb 10

    Secret Service Agent Seriously Injured in New England Car Crash Married at MGH

    Secret Service Agent Seriously Injured in New England Car Crash Married at MGH
    Sometimes we come across an article in the paper, or, more likely on somebody’s Facebook feed these days, and it’s an article about a serious car accident. While we may read a description of the how the car accident occurred and…
  • Feb 2

    Lexington Mass Car Crash Results in Serious Personal Injury

    Lexington Mass Car Crash Results in Serious Personal Injury
    A recent news article form The Boston Globe discussed an accident that just occurred in Lexington, Massachusetts. Authorities say the accident occurred on Route 128 in Lexington. Massachusetts State Police investigators have said that the…
Rank this Week: 977

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Broadens Scope of Lawful Stop on Vague Description of Suspect

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Broadens Scope of Lawful Stop on Vague Description of Suspect
    In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Appeals Court appears to have broadened the scope of “reasonable suspicion to stop” a person in circumstances where he did not match the descriptions of the suspect as provided by…
  • Aug 2

    MA SJC Leaves Open Judge’s Granting Immunity. One Day…

    MA SJC Leaves Open Judge’s Granting Immunity. One Day…
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently considered a defendant’s challenge that his second degree murder conviction should be overturned because his constitutional rights were violated when the trial judge refused to grant…
  • Jul 30

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Uphold Suppression of Drug in Unlawful Boston Police Search & Seizure

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Uphold Suppression of Drug in Unlawful Boston Police Search & Seizure
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently rejected the Commonwealth’s appeal from the suppression of drug evidence by the trial court, holding that the judge properly suppressed the drugs seized from the defendant because the Boston…
Rank this Week: 202

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Feb 12

    S.E.C. investigating Boeings accounting method

    S.E.C. investigating Boeings accounting method
    Bloomberg news reports that  the US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Boeing’s programme accounting methods on the 787 and 747-8. Boeing uses a standard programme accounting method to book revenues and costs on…
  • Feb 12

    Bloomberg news reports that  the US…

    Bloomberg news reports that  the US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Boeing’s programme accounting methods on the 787 and 747-8.   Boeing uses a standard programme accounting method to book revenues and…
  • Feb 12

    Bloomberg news says S.E.C. investigating Boeings Accounting on 787 and 747-8 airliner

    Bloomberg news says S.E.C. investigating Boeings Accounting on 787 and 747-8 airliner
      According to Bloomberg news the United States Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Boeing’s programme accounting methods on the 787 and 747-8 airliners. Boeing uses a  programme accounting method to book…
Rank this Week: 479

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    DiCarlo: SJC tells Workers' Comp Insurers: You Can't Get What You Don't Pay For

    DiCarlo: SJC tells Workers' Comp Insurers: You Can't Get What You Don't Pay For
    By Reza Breakstone In a major victory for the rights of injured workers, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that pain and suffering damages, to which injured workers are entitled in their accident cases, are not subject to liens from...
  • Feb 12

    Woman Killed By Flyaway Manhole Cover on Southeast Expressway

    Woman Killed By Flyaway Manhole Cover on Southeast Expressway
    A woman died tragically this morning on the Southeast Expressway heading southbound, when a manhole cover became dislodged, went airborne, struck the front windshield and exited the rear windshield. She was killed instantly. The incident…
  • Feb 3

    Communication Errors in Medicine Can Have Deadly Effect

    Communication Errors in Medicine Can Have Deadly Effect
    A new study reports poor communication between doctors and hospital staff hurts patients and causes many deaths. Attorney Marc L. Breakstone says, "Good communication in the medical record or in verbal reports is the hallmark of good…
Rank this Week: 4272

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Dislodged Manhole Cover Strikes Car, Kills Driver in Boston’s O’Neill Tunnel

    Dislodged Manhole Cover Strikes Car, Kills Driver in Boston’s O’Neill Tunnel
    A tragic accident on Friday morning has resulted in the death of a woman, and a massive, city-wide inspection of all manhole covers on Boston highways. According to police, the woman’s car was struck by a manhole cover as she was…
  • Jan 28

    Minor Car Accidents: To Report, or Not to Report?

    Minor Car Accidents: To Report, or Not to Report?
    There are thousands of car accidents every day in the United States. In fact, in a single year there are typically over five million crashes, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If that number…
  • Jan 27

    Truck Tire Comes Loose on Route 128, Killing Lexington Man

    Truck Tire Comes Loose on Route 128, Killing Lexington Man
    On Tuesday afternoon, a tire came off the rear axle of a Dodge RAM pickup truck while the driver was headed southbound on Route 128 in Lexington. According to David Procopio, a spokesman for the Massachusetts State Police, the tire came…
Rank this Week: 4249

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Feb 12

    Massachusetts Law

    Massachusetts Law
    The library subscribes to Masstrac, a platform that tracks bills as they pass through the legislature – providing the closest thing Massachusetts has to online legislative history.  State House News, which updates you on…
  • Feb 11

    Congressional Documents and Legislative History

    Congressional Documents and Legislative History
    At some point in your life as a lawyer you will get a legislative history question.  Be prepared.  Find out how to find congressional documents by number and subject.  What was Congress thinking when they passed that law?…
  • Feb 10

    MCLE Online Pa

    MCLE Online Pa
    Looking for resources to help you analyze and keep current on Massachusetts law?  You may want to check out the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) series.  MCLE resources are now available electronically…
Rank this Week: 2993

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    ABA TECHSHOW: 2 Discounts + 2 Presentations by Heidi

    ABA TECHSHOW: 2 Discounts + 2 Presentations by Heidi
    Early Bird registration for this year’s ABA TECHSHOW ends in THREE DAYS. You can add our Discount Code (EP1620) to the early rates for additional savings over the standard rate. This year, the conference will run from March 16 through…
  • Feb 5

    Do Your Job: Filling Out Your Experience While Looking for Work [Video]

    Do Your Job: Filling Out Your Experience While Looking for Work [Video]
    We know you just want to do your job. If you’re an unemployed or underemployed attorney, Jared is talking to you. For 80 seconds. Spoiler Alert: We announce LCL’s new Work Search Group, led by LCL psychologist Shawn Healy, Ph.D,…
  • Jan 28

    Technophile or Technophobe? Don’t Let One Bad Day Ruin It for Everyone Else

    Technophile or Technophobe? Don’t Let One Bad Day Ruin It for Everyone Else
    So, you had a bad day.  Happens to the best of us.  Even so, you shouldn’t let it color your vision of the future.  Let’s take the example of legal technology applications. When lawyers deign to upgrade their…
Rank this Week: 4850

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Feb 12

    Faculty Book Talk: Samuel Moyn’s Christian Human Rights, Wed. Feb. 24, at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: Samuel Moyn’s Christian Human Rights, Wed. Feb. 24, at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of Professor Samuel Moyn’s recently published book, Christian Human Rights (Univ. Penn. Press). Wednesday, February…
  • Feb 12

    Free The Law: What We’re Finding in the Case Report

    Free The Law: What We’re Finding in the Case Report
    The HLS Library’s Free The Law project aims to provide free online access to our Library’s entire collection of U.S. court decisions. Every day we’re transforming over 100,000 pages into digital images. Eventually those…
  • Feb 11

    Scanning Nuremberg: transcript mapping, a brother’s tale, and more

    Scanning Nuremberg: transcript mapping, a brother’s tale, and more
    Post by Matt Seccombe, February 10, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS…
Rank this Week: 1237

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Claiming Disability Benefits and Unemployment Benefits at the Same Time

    Claiming Disability Benefits and Unemployment Benefits at the Same Time
    Many people suffer from a disabling condition while they are still working. For some, it is degenerative disc or multiple discs in the spine that cause severe pain and numbness. Others will experience joint pain that makes it impossible to…
  • Feb 6

    Two Suicides Alleged to Be Caused By Disability Benefits Reduction

    Two Suicides Alleged to Be Caused By Disability Benefits Reduction
    There has been a lot of coverage lately about an alleged Social Security disability benefits scene that is said to involve people getting benefits to which they should not be entitled. While there are a lot of allegations being thrown around,…
  • Jan 31

    Social Security Disability Issues with Adult Disabled Children

    Social Security Disability Issues with Adult Disabled Children
    A recent news feature from Forbes deals with a rather complex issue involving Social Security disability benefits for adult children with disabilities. While the term “adult children” sounds a bit odd, we are talking about…
Rank this Week: 1495

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    New Robotically Assisted Hip Replacement Surgery Available

    New Robotically Assisted Hip Replacement Surgery Available
    In the past few decades, there have been a lot of advances in surgery, and many of these advances have been the result of new technology available to assist surgeons. One major advancement that occurred in the 1990s was when doctors could use…
  • Feb 10

    Hip Replacement Surgery as Treatment for Arthriti

    Hip Replacement Surgery as Treatment for Arthriti
    A recent news feature form WBAL TV looks at a total hip replacement procedure as a treatment for arthritis. The article focuses on a common belief held by prospective patients that having hip pain is just a normal sign of getting older and…
  • Feb 5

    Report: Listeria Outbreak Leads to Salad Mix Plant Shutdown

    Report: Listeria Outbreak Leads to Salad Mix Plant Shutdown
    According to a recent news article from Cincinnati.com, a listeria outbreak, which has allegedly resulted in at least one death, has led to the complete shutdown of a Dole packaging facility in Springfield, Ohio that shipped the potentially…
Rank this Week: 2154

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Feb 12

    What’s Covered if You are a Victim of a Dog Attack?

    What’s Covered if You are a Victim of a Dog Attack?
    A dog can be man’s best friend. Unfortunately, there are times when these animals attack innocent people. In severe cases, this can cause serious injury or even death. Generally speaking, the victim’s home insurance will coverage…
  • Feb 9

    The Complexity of a Workers’ Compensation Claim

    The Complexity of a Workers’ Compensation Claim
    If you are injured on the job, you expect to be paid workers’ compensation benefits. While this may be what you are hoping for, not every situation is cut and dry. As you deal with your injuries, the last thing you want is to be bogged…
  • Feb 5

    C-Section Malpractice: What You Need to Know

    C-Section Malpractice: What You Need to Know
    A C-section has become a common surgical procedure. While most women make their way through this process without complications, not everybody is as fortunate. There are two primary types of C-section malpractice: Improperly performing a…
Rank this Week: 3216

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Feb 12

    The 6th (and Last) Edition of our Paris Climate Change Negotiations Tracker

    The 6th (and Last) Edition of our Paris Climate Change Negotiations Tracker
    The sixth installment of our Paris climate change negotiations tracker is now available.  It includes not just a complete look back at the results from Paris, but also a quick postscript on the impact of the Clean Power Plan stay…
  • Feb 11

    Stop the Presses. Superfund is Stupid.

    Stop the Presses. Superfund is Stupid.
    I know that pointing out CERCLA’s stupidity has something of a dog bites man quality, but sometimes Superfund’s stupidity bears repeating.  Today’s exhibit?  New York v. Next Millenium Realty, in which Judge…
  • Feb 10

    EPA and DOJ Cannot Sugarcoat This: SCOTUS Stays the Clean Power Plan

    EPA and DOJ Cannot Sugarcoat This: SCOTUS Stays the Clean Power Plan
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court stayed EPA’s Clean Power Plan rule.  No matter how much EPA and DOJ proclaim that this says nothing about the ultimate results on the merits, the CPP is on very shaky ground at this point. Everyone,…
Rank this Week: 3749

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    The 5 AM Miracle and Why Lawyers should Read it

    The 5 AM Miracle and Why Lawyers should Read it
    I read self improvement and motivational books all of the time. I think it is easy to say that these books are all essentially the same. However, many times the author will remind you in a new way of helpful things to improve your life or…
  • Feb 8

    The DUI Breath Alcohol Per Se limit should not be lowered from .08

    The DUI Breath Alcohol Per Se limit should not be lowered from .08
    Lowering the legal limit should be rejecting as punishing social drinking; it would not have any impact on reducing serious DUI accidents as these are not being caused by individuals with breath test results under .08.   Fox40 points out…
  • Feb 3

    New evidence supports correlation between gastric bypass and higher breath test reading

    New evidence supports correlation between gastric bypass and higher breath test reading
    The results of a sobriety test, such as the Breathalyzer or blood test, frequently play a crucial role in the outcome of a drunk driving case. When assessing how reliable the sobriety test results may have been, it is important to consider…
Rank this Week: 754

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 910

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Xarelto Lawsuits – Excessive Bleeding – Claim Update

    Xarelto Lawsuits – Excessive Bleeding – Claim Update
    Up until recently, people at risk of stroke and blood clotting only had one highly-effective treatment option, warfarin. This decades-old anticoagulant (blood thinner), also known by its brand name Coumadin, has been used by millions of…
  • Feb 8

    Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates – Are you a Victim?

    Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Updates – Are you a Victim?
    Women diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence may have transvaginal mesh devices implanted during surgery to repair the damage. This plastic, net-like material made of polypropylene, also known as urogynecologic…
  • Feb 4

    The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs on the Market Today

    The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs on the Market Today
    Prescription drugs and other medical advances have resulted in a steady increase in life expectancy over the years. However, prescription drugs have also wreaked havoc, as the abuse of painkillers continues to grow and defective or…
Rank this Week: 3473

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2354

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Bevacizumab Shown to Extend Survival of Some Mesothelioma Patient

    Bevacizumab Shown to Extend Survival of Some Mesothelioma Patient
    Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare and deadly form of cancer almost exclusively caused by exposure to asbestos, and it occurs in a layer of tissue lining the lungs known as the mesothelium. If the cancer occurs in the tissue lining the…
  • Feb 6

    Asbestos Found in Harvard University Dorm

    Asbestos Found in Harvard University Dorm
    A recent news feature from The Harvard Crimson explains how asbestos was recently detected in an undergraduate dormitory known as Winthrop House and has caused at least one student to have to move out of his room and relocate to another dorm…
  • Jan 31

    Problems with the Asbestos Abatement Proce

    Problems with the Asbestos Abatement Proce
    Many buildings in Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the rest of the United States were built during an era when asbestos was used in virtually every aspect of production. While the asbestos was very dangerous to those who…
Rank this Week: 1506

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Safe Winter Driving

    Safe Winter Driving
    Winter driving has unique challenges. From Lynnfield to Saugus to Salem and all North Shore Towns in between, winter weather causes roads like Route 1, Route 93 and Route 128 to become icy and slick. Paying attention to car safety before…
  • Jan 14

    IN TERROREM – AS SCARY AS IT SOUNDS?

    IN TERROREM – AS SCARY AS IT SOUNDS?
    Contesting the terms and provisions of a Will or the mental capacity of the testator can be difficult in Massachusetts. The burden of proof lies with the party raising the challenge and that burden is often hard to overcome.  The probate…
  • Jan 6

    Motorcycle Safety is a Two Way Street

    Motorcycle Safety is a Two Way Street
    Riding your Harley on Route 128 heading to Salem, Gloucester or elsewhere on Cape Ann, or perhaps heading north on Old Newburyport Turnpike (Route 1) to the Topsfield, Newburyport area: motorcycle safety is critical. To operate a motorcycle…
Rank this Week: 2454

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Feb 10

    Prepare Ahead to Handle a Narcissist

    Prepare Ahead to Handle a Narcissist
    Hi there, I love it when the holidays are over and the days start getting visibly longer. Among other things, there is an influx of new clients with new cases and new problems to solve. One thing seems to hold consistently true, however.…
  • Jan 12

    Divorce and Lottery Winnings: What Are the Chances?

    Divorce and Lottery Winnings: What Are the Chances?
    As people scramble to purchase Powerball tickets for a chance (however small) at the 1.3 billion dollar jackpot, the largest in U.S. history, I couldn’t help but think about the practical considerations that come into play when dealing…
  • Jan 7

    Can You Undo Divorce Decrees Once They’re Final?

    Can You Undo Divorce Decrees Once They’re Final?
    Have you ever wondered if a divorce is always final or whether a divorce judgment can be “undone” or “modified?” The short answer: Like everything else, it depends. In general, divorce and divorce judgements are final.…
Rank this Week: 832

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Framingham Man Arrested on Gun Charge

    Framingham Man Arrested on Gun Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a man was recently charged with possession of a firearm found in a Framingham apartment. The article states that this past Tuesday, the police were called to the home for assistance with a…
  • Feb 5

    Hollistan Man Charged with Assaulting Four Year Old Son

    Hollistan Man Charged with Assaulting Four Year Old Son
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Holliston man was recently arrested for slapping his four year old son. The article states that the defendnt was on a supervised visit with his two children – the alleged victim and…
  • Feb 2

    Littleton Man Arrested for Assaulting Disabled Step-Brother

    Littleton Man Arrested for Assaulting Disabled Step-Brother
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Littleton man was recently arrested for assaulting his step-brother. The article states that the defendant was arrested in Ashland following a family argument. The defendant and his…
Rank this Week: 1244

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Repeat Drunk Driving Offenders: Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 10th DUI

    Repeat Drunk Driving Offenders: Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 10th DUI
    According to a recent news feature from the Detroit Free Press, a 62-year-old man from Texas was just sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of his tenth drunk driving offense. Prosecutors say defendant was first convicted in the…
  • Feb 5

    Framingham Man Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident

    Framingham Man Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Boston, a man in Framingham, Massachusetts was just killed in a fatal car accident involving an alleged drunk driver. Authorities have said defendant, who is currently 33 years old, is facing…
  • Jan 31

    NTSB Seeks to Lower National BAC Limit for Drunk Driving Law

    NTSB Seeks to Lower National BAC Limit for Drunk Driving Law
    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is proposing lowering the blood alcohol content (BAC) from 0.08 grams of ethanol (drinking alcohol) per hundred milliliters of blood to 0.05. While this may not seem like a significant…
Rank this Week: 1484

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    New England Ski Area Reopens Lift that Injured Seven

    New England Ski Area Reopens Lift that Injured Seven
    With winter finally here and much of the East Coast of the Untied States being hit by the recent blizzard, many will be taking to the slopes when they are able to dig out of their homes. New England has some of the best skiing in the country,…
  • Feb 10

    Wall Street Worker Killed in Crane Collapse

    Wall Street Worker Killed in Crane Collapse
    According to a recent news report from CBS, a large construction crane fell to the street as it was being lowered from a tall building. As it was being lowered, it somehow broke into pieces, and those large pieces of metal fell to the street…
  • Feb 5

    Grammer v. Lucking: Liability in Dog Bite Case

    Grammer v. Lucking: Liability in Dog Bite Case
    Grammer v. Lucking, a case from the Supreme Court of Nebraska, deals with an injury alleged to have been caused in the course of a dog attack. However, this was not a typical dog bite case in the traditional sense of the term. In their…
Rank this Week: 870

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Boston Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law issues. By the Law Office of Neil Burns.

http://www.bostonbankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later

    Bankruptcy in Massachusetts 10 Years Later
    Just over ten years ago, on October 17, 2005, the Bankruptcy Abuse and Consumer Protection Act became law, and amended the federal bankruptcy requirements in many fundamental ways. Folks still call us up and ask about the changes and what the…
  • Feb 3

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fraud and Income Tax Evasion
    This blog has repeatedly reported on what not to do when filing for personal bankruptcy protection and getting a “fresh start” and the reports come down to this:  do not submit false testimony, be honest in your bankruptcy…
  • Jan 13

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud

    Former Worcester Airline Direct Air Executives File Bankruptcy and Charged with Fraud
    Direct Air was a private charter airline that flew out of numerous small airports including Worcester Regional Airport through 2012.  Formally known as Southern Air & Tours, doing business as Myrtle Beach Direct Air & Tours, and…
Rank this Week: 4820

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2417

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    What is Hearsay in Massachusetts?

    What is Hearsay in Massachusetts?
    You have probably heard it raised as an objection in movies or television shows, “Objection! Hearsay, Your Honor.” But what is hearsay? What does that mean? Many people think of it as “he said, she said” evidence,…
  • Jan 28

    Breathalyzer Test Results Questioned by Massachusetts Court

    Breathalyzer Test Results Questioned by Massachusetts Court
    A consolidated case is being heard in Concord, the Milford Daily News reports, that will determine whether the use of breathalyzer testing devices to gather proof that a driver was operating a vehicle under the influence (OUI) of alcohol is…
  • Jan 13

    Boston Police Have Been Using Cell Phone Tracker

    Boston Police Have Been Using Cell Phone Tracker
    The recent revelation of a non-disclosure agreement signed by the Boston Police Department at the request of the FBI has raised some concerns in the criminal defense world after a public records request generated proof of Boston PD’s…
Rank this Week: 1276

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Feb 9

    H-1B CAP SUBJECT PETITIONS FOR FY 2017 MAY BE FILED STARTING APRIL 2, 2016

    H-1B CAP SUBJECT PETITIONS FOR FY 2017 MAY BE FILED STARTING APRIL 2, 2016
    The time is now for employers who wish to hire foreign professionals to work for their companies in H-1B status to start the process.  For the past several years,  both the annual H-1B cap of 65,000 petitions and US…
  • Feb 9

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for March 2016 is now available.  The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their priority dates…
  • Dec 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for January 2015 is now available.  The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their priority…
Rank this Week: 4239

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1324

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Massachusetts Court Finds No Purchase and Sale Agreement Existed in Real Estate Dispute

    Massachusetts Court Finds No Purchase and Sale Agreement Existed in Real Estate Dispute
    The Appeals Court of Massachusetts released a recent opinion in a real estate case, Goddard v. Goucher (Mass. App. Ct. Feb. 2, 2016), addressing whether a purchase and sale agreement was valid and enforceable. The plaintiff filed the action…
  • Feb 1

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Affirms Issuance of Business Storage Permit

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Affirms Issuance of Business Storage Permit
    The Appeals Court of Massachusetts recently reviewed a real estate dispute involving a business storage permit issued by the zoning board of appeals. In Fordham v. Butera (Mass. App. Ct. Jan. 27, 2016), the plaintiff sought to set aside…
  • Jan 25

    Massachusetts Court Evaluates Evidence of Authorized Agent in Foreclosure Case

    Massachusetts Court Evaluates Evidence of Authorized Agent in Foreclosure Case
    In a recent opinion, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts considered how a mortgagee may show that it is acting as the authorized agent of the note holder for the purpose of surviving a motion for summary judgment. In Khalsa v. Sovereign Bank,…
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Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three

    Crane Collapse in New York City Kills One, Injures Three
    High winds are to blame for a deadly crane collapse in New York City Friday morning. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, workers were attempting to secure the crane at the time of the incident. Shortly before 8:30 am, the massive piece of…
  • Jan 28

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them

    Top 5 Massachusetts Work Injuries and How to Avoid Them
    There’s no question that some jobs are more dangerous than others, but occupations that appear perfectly safe often have a higher percentage of injured employees. The top five workplace injuries can occur in almost any occupation, from…
  • Jan 25

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground

    OSHA’s Removal of ‘Slips, Trips, and Falls’ Rule Leaves Employers on Shaky Ground
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration establishes rules, regulations, and standards that employers must comply with to maintain a safe working environment for employees. In addition to protecting employee safety, OSHA regulations…
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Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
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Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Feb 8

    Small Employer Forced to Pay more than $100,000 for Wage Violation

    Small Employer Forced to Pay more than $100,000 for Wage Violation
    A local grocer is learning the hard way how important it is not only to properly pay employees under state wage laws but to keep good records demonstrating that it did so. Following an investigation by the Massachusetts Attorney…
  • Jan 25

    New Equal Pay Bill Makes Progress in State Legislature

    New Equal Pay Bill Makes Progress in State Legislature
    A bill to replace Massachusetts’ aging equal pay law is making progress in the state legislature and may be heading for final approval. Late last week, a Senate committee produced a revised version of the pending legislation and…
  • Jan 12

    Massachusetts Minimum Wage Now at $10/Hour

    Massachusetts Minimum Wage Now at $10/Hour
    Effective January 1, 2016, the Massachusetts minimum wage was increased to $10/hour. The increase is part two of a three-part process that will increase the minimum wage to $11/hour on January 1, 2017. The state’s minimum for tipped…
Rank this Week: 4193

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
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Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    NYC Construction Crane Accident: High-Risk, Anywhere

    NYC Construction Crane Accident: High-Risk, Anywhere
    Most of us see construction sites, and the cranes that tower over them, as an average, everyday thing.  And they are, especially in cities.  Most people see them as a sign of strong economic activity; investments in jobs and…
  • Jan 28

    Massachusetts Hospitals Allowing “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Wise Practice, or Foolish? Part Two of Two

    Massachusetts Hospitals Allowing “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Wise Practice, or Foolish? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I wrote of how The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team recently ran a Spotlight Investigation into the practice of surgeons conducting “simultaneous surgeries: at the esteemed Massachusetts General…
  • Jan 16

    Medical Negligence In “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Here in Massachusett

    Medical Negligence In “Simultaneous Surgeries”: Here in Massachusett
    I’ve written in this blog extensively on the subject of medical negligence.  Some people have a hard time believing that medical negligence (medical malpractice) is really all that prevalent.  But it is – far more than…
Rank this Week: 4204

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2004

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3361

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 3780

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Feb 4

    Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment

    Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Feb 4

    Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment

    Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Feb 4

    Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment

    Future Outlook: Medicare Advantage Plans & Risk Adjustment
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
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Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Offensive Battery in Massachusett

    Offensive Battery in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Messina, a Massachusetts appeals court considered a case involving charges of offensive battery. Under G. L. c. 265, § 13A, the Commonwealth is required to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant…
  • Jan 20

    Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Massachusett

    Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Stampley, a Massachusetts defendant appealed from a jury conviction under G.L. c. 94C, § 32C(a) for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He argued that the evidence was not sufficient to show he had…
  • Jan 5

    Distribution of Heroin in Massachusett

    Distribution of Heroin in Massachusett
    Trafficking in heroin in Massachusetts is prohibited by Section 32E of the Controlled Substances Act. Often, attorneys must defend a drug crime like this one by using a motion to suppress evidence. In Commonwealth v. Alix, the defendant…
Rank this Week: 3399

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Slip Slidin’ Away – Who’s Responsible for Slip and Fall Accidents on Icy Surface

    Slip Slidin’ Away – Who’s Responsible for Slip and Fall Accidents on Icy Surface
    In Boston warmer winters often mean icy conditions. Melted snow or daytime rainfall collects in pools and puddles that may freeze when temps fall at night. Unfortunately, these icy surfaces can spell disaster, especially in public parking…
  • Feb 2

    What is ‘Pain and Suffering’ in a Boston Personal Injury Case?

    What is ‘Pain and Suffering’ in a Boston Personal Injury Case?
    Car accidents can result in a long list of expenses, such as property damage and medical bills. But the financial toll doesn’t always end there.  Pain and suffering, both physical and mental, can result in long-term complications,…
  • Jan 29

    Does My Medical Condition Increase My Risk of an Auto Accident?

    Does My Medical Condition Increase My Risk of an Auto Accident?
    It is common knowledge that fatigued or drowsy driving increases the risk of a crash. Unfortunately, drowsiness is a symptom of several medical conditions and a side effect of many prescription medications. For this reason, medications that…
Rank this Week: 395

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Pop Quiz: Do you know what constitutes plagiarism at your college?

    Pop Quiz: Do you know what constitutes plagiarism at your college?
    As far as we know, every college and university in the country has a student handbook or honor code that provides rules for how students must perform their work and the standards they are expected to meet. And as far as we know, at every…
  • Jan 28

    After 25 Years, Massachusetts Finally Ends the Incarceration of Addicted Women

    After 25 Years, Massachusetts Finally Ends the Incarceration of Addicted Women
    Last week, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed H. 3944 (now H. 3947), An Act Relative to Substance Abuse, Treatment, Education and Prevention. The bill will, if passed, aim to curb the increasing numbers of opioid addictions and…
  • Jan 19

    An Update on the Law Concerning Campus Sexual Assault

    An Update on the Law Concerning Campus Sexual Assault
    Over a year ago, I published a blog post describing the unfair processes used by many schools to deal with complaints of sexual assault and harassment, and compared it to the criminal justice system. As I wrote then, the Department of…
Rank this Week: 2430

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Feb 3

    BOSTON SCIENTIFIC TRANSVAGINAL MESH TRIALS

    BOSTON SCIENTIFIC TRANSVAGINAL MESH TRIALS
    BOSTON SCIENTIFIC TRANSVAGINAL MESH TRIALS             Mesh trials against Boston Scientific for pelvic mesh products have been met with mixed results. To date twelve cases have gone to a…
  • Sep 8

    Transvaginal Mesh Update Regarding C.R. Bard & Johnson & Johnson

    Transvaginal Mesh Update Regarding C.R. Bard & Johnson & Johnson
    Transvaginal Mesh Update   As summer ends there is optimism regarding upcoming transvaginal mesh settlements. Recently firms have settled with C.R. Bard, and Coloplast for sums that exceed the previous settlements with American Medical…
  • May 13

    TRAGIC AMTRAK ACCIDENT IN PHILADELPHIA

    TRAGIC AMTRAK ACCIDENT IN PHILADELPHIA
      Last night, Amtrak Northeast Regional train 188 derailed in Philadelphia, killing 6 and injuring hundreds. The train, operating from Washington to New York, overturned and crashed at approximately 9:45 p.m. It was carrying 238…
Rank this Week: 2264

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Feb 1

    Clearing Away Cloud Confusion; MBBP Team to Illuminate Intricacies of Buying and Selling Cloud Service

    Clearing Away Cloud Confusion; MBBP Team to Illuminate Intricacies of Buying and Selling Cloud Service
    Lawyers for technology companies are increasingly asked to assess the risks of client companies shifting from standard sales and licenses to a cloud model, and lawyers for every company need to assess the pros and cons of receiving core…
  • Feb 1

    What’s in Your Employee Handbook? (It Matters!)

    What’s in Your Employee Handbook? (It Matters!)
    Employee handbooks are helpful as long as they are accurate, up-to-date and do not unintentionally create contractual rights. But handbooks that contain promissory language, legally non-compliant policies or outdated information may result in…
  • Jan 22

    MBBP Attorney to Host Office Hours at TechSandBox 1/28/2016

    MBBP Attorney to Host Office Hours at TechSandBox 1/28/2016
    On  Thursday, January 28, MBBP Attorney Sean Detweiler will host Office Hours at TechSandBox to help answer your patent and strategy questions. Office Hours provides access to experts in topics such as…
Rank this Week: 1022

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Divorce Lawyer North Andover

Covers Massachusetts family law. By Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates.

http://northandovermafamilylawattorney.com/
  • Feb 1

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent

    Resolutions to Try to Keep as a Newly Divorced Parent
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover   You are a newly divorced parent and managed to survive the holidays.  Now it is one month into the New Year and it seems like there are a whole new set of obstacles ahead. The magic of the…
  • Dec 29

    Divorce and the Holidays-Helping Children Stay in the Spirit

    Divorce and the Holidays-Helping Children Stay in the Spirit
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover The holidays are upon us and for most it is a joyful time of year filled with love and traditions. However, many parents and children may be new to navigating through family changes and holidays after divorce…
  • Nov 16

    Divorce and the Classroom: The Effects of Divorce or Separation on Children and Academic

    Divorce and the Classroom: The Effects of Divorce or Separation on Children and Academic
    Divorce Lawyer North Andover School has been in full-swing for two months now and the holidays are right around the corner. If you are a parent in the midst of a divorce or separation, or are a teacher in a classroom, there are…
Rank this Week: 3558

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2

    What Happens To My Social Security Benefits If I Settle My Workers’ Comp Case? – Part 2
    Part 1 of this blog dealt with how weekly workers’ compensation benefits and monthly Social Security Disability benefits can offset each other.  But what happens if you settle your workers’ comp case? In Part 1, we used an…
  • Jan 6

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1

    Can I Receive Both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Social Security Disability benefits? – Part 1
    The Short answer is “Yes.” However, depending upon certain factors, one may not be able to collect his or her Social Security Disability benefit in full.  This is because the receipt of weekly workers’ compensation…
  • Apr 28

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?

    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth?
    How Much Is My Workers Comp Case Worth? This is one of the most common questions asked of attorneys practicing in workers compensation, or any personal injury type of law.  For someone who has sustained a work-related injury, with…
Rank this Week: 2330

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Tales From The Boundary Line Trenche

    Tales From The Boundary Line Trenche
    “A picture is worth a thousand words.” – Old Photograph Found In Attic Key to Victory I handle a fair amount of Massachusetts boundary line and adverse possession disputes. For those who don’t know,…
  • Jan 20

    AG Rejects Challenge To Foreclosure Title Clearing Law

    AG Rejects Challenge To Foreclosure Title Clearing Law
    Good news to report today! Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy has summarily dismissed a petition by the Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending (MAAPL) to repeal the Act Clearing Titles to Foreclosed Properties. The Act…
  • Jan 17

    Anti-Foreclosure Activists Challenge Title Clearance Act

    Anti-Foreclosure Activists Challenge Title Clearance Act
    Former Green Party Gov. Candidate, Grace Ross, Leads Repeal Effort A group of anti-foreclosure activists recently filed a petition to repeal the Act to Clear Title to Foreclosed Properties, which was signed by Gov. Baker…
Rank this Week: 652